Hermon Hutchens Elementary School

1009 West Klutina
Valdez, AK 99686
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Hermon Hutchens Elementary School serves 284 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Hermon Hutchens Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 284 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hermon Hutchens Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

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School Overview

Hermon Hutchens Elementary School's student population of 284 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
284 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Hermon Hutchens Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Hermon Hutchens Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#142 out of 443 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
13:1
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American Indian
9%
22%
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
66%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
19%
13%
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hermon Hutchens Elementary School's ranking?
Hermon Hutchens Elementary School is ranked #142 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
How many students attend Hermon Hutchens Elementary School?
284 students attend Hermon Hutchens Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Hermon Hutchens Elementary School students are White, 19% of students are Two or more races, 9% of students are American Indian, 4% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hermon Hutchens Elementary School?
Hermon Hutchens Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 13:1.
What grades does Hermon Hutchens Elementary School offer ?
Hermon Hutchens Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Hermon Hutchens Elementary School part of?
Hermon Hutchens Elementary School is part of Valdez City School District.

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Spring Break
March 18, 2024 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 284 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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